5th of July in Moscow held a solemn celebration of the 79th Birthday of the Dalai Lama

5th of July in Moscow held a solemn celebration of the 79th Birthday of the Dalai Lama.

On July 5, 2014 the wide and bright celebration of the 79th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been held in Moscow. This year the event was organized by Tibet Culture and Information Centre, M.I. Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature and Tibet House in Moscow. On this festive day there were many good wishes to His Holiness and all the guests could enjoy the cultural program, get gifts and taste traditional tea.

Speech of Tibet House in Moscow to honor on the 79th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Today, in a remarkable birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, expressing congratulations, would like to note the role of the depth of His Holiness in the world today.

Why do millions of Buddhists and many other people belonging to different confessions mark the day of July the 6th as an important event in their calendar?

Certainly all of you are aware of Tibetan Issue and besides every day you can watch on TV the course of different armed conflicts taking away thousands of human lives and bringing lasting sorrow. Unfortunately, at present the international community has to face direct aggression and violence despite the essential progress of civilization. Looking at this, it is hard to believe that we are the people living in the 21st century.

But there is always hope. For example, thanks to Mahatma Gandhi, one of the fathers of the way of non-violence and the great preacher of humanism, the whole world could see the other and pragmatic approach to problem solving - the way of peaceful dialogue, a way without victims and cruelty. That's exactly why we celebrate the birthday of the Dalai Lama, a true successor of Gandhi Ji. Just as Tibet studied and preserved philosophy of Buddhism which came to the Land of Snows from India, so His Holiness the Dalai Lama throughout his life, from his youth to the present days, brings people philosophy of peace and compassion. In each his book, lecture or private talk He tells about his dearest wish, - acts of kindness, love and mutual responsibility, and self-denial for the sake of others. His wise words have touched many hearts and brought peace of mind, and His fiery speech of peace in 1989 has been awarded the Nobel Prize.

In spite of the fact that the Dalai Lama always lowly pointed out that He is just a Tibetan monk, He is certainly one of the greatest public figures of our times, a courageous fighter for cessation of violence and wars, a philosopher, a scientist and the undying sun for His people.

On this day we, on behalf of Tibet House in Moscow, wish His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV many years of life and good health. We pray that He will be in this world until all living beings get rid of sufferings.

The year of 2014 has brought a lot of acute conflicts to our planet but we are glad that it is this year when the Tibetan Government-in-Exile declared as the year of His Holiness the Dalai Lama reminding us the importance of His personality and untiring activity for the benefit of others.

We wish all to remember simple human values such as kind attitude towards the world surrounding us, self-control, care of fellow human beings and compassion, and understand that the way of non-violence and dialogue is not an easy one but it can bring perfect results.

Happy Birthday to Your Holiness the Dalai-lama XIV Tenzin Gyatso! 


Prayer for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Performed by Tibetan monks headed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors
of the Centre of Tibetan Culture and Information Nawang Riglam Muksunov.


Speech of Ven. Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Russia
and the CIS center of Tibetan Culture and Information, Dr. Nawang Rabgyal.


Speech by main guest Andrei Terentyev, Сhief Editor of "Buddhism in Russia".
Official interpreter for His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Russia.



Speech and congratulations from Tibet House in Moscow, Press secretary Mss. JuliaVechernina


Greetings from Anne Kabirova. Artist, teacher, member of the Union of Artists of Italy, participated in numerous exhibitions in Italy and Russia, the author of a series of paintings, The Principles of Buddhism, exhibited together with the Tibetan House twice in 2013. Especially for this day Anna painted a portrait of His Holiness. Thank you!


Greetings from Mr. Bilikto Borisovich Dugarov, General Director of Tibetan
medicine clinic "Naran" in St. Petersburg.

«On Your Birthday please accept our sincere congratulations!
The staff of the clinic of Tibetan medicine "Naran", in the person of Chief Svetlana Galsanovna Choijinimaeva expresses our deep appreciation and respect.
For twenty-five years of your commandments have been the basic tenet of our work. For us, as for all the Buddhists of the world, you are an example of virtue and spiritual practice.
Unfortunately, our geographic remoteness prevents a personal meeting, but we are proud that we are your contemporaries.
We are always glad to meet with representatives of Tibet in Moscow. We believe that the organization of such events strengthens our friendship and helps the interaction between Russia's Buddhists.
Please accept our wishes of good health and long life for the sake of further promotion of love and compassion, peace and harmony on the earth.»

Sincerely, chief doctor of the clinic, "Naran”.
Choijinimaeva S.G.


Brief presentation of Mariann Lyande about School TCV for Tibetan refugees,
established sister of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala.


Soloists Academic Song and Dance Ensemble Russian Interior Ministry
by the People's Artist of Russia, Major General Viktor Eliseev internal service.
Mr.Ruslan Samozhapov and Mr. Gregory Tkachenko sang songs in Russian and Buryat language.


Project "Khaita Joyful Dances" within the Moscow Dzogchen Communitypresented modern Tibetan dance.


Venerable Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal, Director of the Center of Tibetan Culture
and Information and the Plenipotentiary Representative
of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Russian Federation and CIS countries.



Dashi Nadtsalov representative of Buryatia, performed a folk song in their native language.



Kalmyk talented singer Irina Bush singer World Music,
Laureate of Russian and international competitions, performed the song in their native language.



Greetings from Natalia Knyazeva, Director of Art Center Kalinka Norbulingka



All guests are free presented with small souvenirs -
photos of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a book about Tibet "Why Tibet is burning..."

See also:
Birthday of H.H. Dalai Lama XIV (2013)
The 77th Birth Anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV in Moscow (2012)


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